March 26, 2015

The Australian Budget Lidcombe Proposal Debate: A Primer in Memes

Depending on who you are, you may or may not know that there is a heated (as in, nuclear lava bomb) discussion happening internationally right now in the speech pathology-stuttering world. The discussion revolves around a federal health care budget policy recommendation that was submitted to the Australian government by Speech Pathology Australia, advocating government funding for treatment of preschool stuttering. A number of talking points have grown out of this discussion that cover ethical, political, clinical, and philosophical notions. 

So, in the spirit of fun and efficiency, I here present a brief and highly visual summary of what has transpired thus far.

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March 31, 2014

What I Do

SLPs help people improve their ability to communicate. This is a powerful statement. Ironically, I think it is a such a bold statement that its meaning is completely lost on most people. Communication is one of those abilities like walking or having opposable thumbs that we completely take for granted. Unless, of course, something about it doesn't work properly.

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December 17, 2013

Change vs. Transformation

Because I specialize in adults and teens, it's pretty rare that I am someone's first-ever speech therapist. The majority of my clients went through some form of speech therapy as a child, and a significant number have pursued subsequent rounds as an adult. Past therapy experiences range from school-based once-a-week sessions to intensive multi-week programs consisting of 8 hours of speech therapy per day.

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